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Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Counteracting President Trump; bolstering the Affordable Care Act; and publicly funding campaigns are the issues at stake for the Independent Democratic Conference in a video released Monday as the lawmakers in the breakaway bloc seek to re-affirm their support for liberal […]

Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium

Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium

Council Member Espinal Reiterates Calls to NYC Baseball Teams to Extend Protective Netting in Wake of Young Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium A boy was struck on the head by a broken bat during the New […]

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Bronx Political Buzz: Michael Blake Apologizes

Political Fallout Over Contribution Refund  “Michael Blake is dead to Senator Diaz,” reports a Bronx Democratic party operative after the Morrisania assemblyman and DNC vice chair rescinded a $1000 donation to Diaz’s city council campaign committee. The fierce backlash prompted […]

A Bronxite hit a $149,931 jackpot at Empire City Casino in the Gotham Palace section of the casino on the Wheel of Fortune slot.

Bronx Man Hits $150K Jackpot on Wheel of Fortune at Empire City Casino 

On Sunday afternoon (May 21) James M., a Bronx resident, hit a $149,931 jackpot at Empire City Casino in Yonkers.

by · May 24, 2017 · Local News, News
Brian Benjamin (at podium), candidate for State Senate, joins NYC Council Member Rory Lancman (left) to unveil a new three-point strategy for closing Rikers Island in three years as Akeem Browder (right) and advocates look on

Benjamin, Lancman Propose Strategy to Close Rikers in Three Years

Benjamin, Lancman Propose Strategy to Close Rikers in Three Years Standing with community leaders and criminal justice reform advocates, Democratic nominee for State Senate Benjamin and Council Member Lancman outline three-point strategy to close Rikers Island in three years; proposal […]

Red-Tailed Hawks now watch over the students and faculty of Bronx Community College in University Heights.--Photo by David Greene

Hawk Sightings on the Rise [PHOTOS]

Hawk Sightings on the Rise by David Greene Sightings of Red-tailed Hawks along Webster Avenue in Claremont Village or near the DeWitt Clinton High School along Mosholu Parkway have been regular occurrences for years however, in the last several weeks […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Local News, News, Photos
Bronx officials led by Democratic County Chairman Marcos Crespo, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Senator Jeff Klein, Senator Jamal Bailey, Council Member Cohen, Council Member Gibson, Council Member Palma, Council Member Salamanca, Assemblyman Dinowitz, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo announced their support for Democrat Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in his campaign for City Council.

Bronx Dems Endorse Gjonaj For City Council Seat

Bronx Democratic County Committee Announces Support for Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj for New York City Council On Thursday, the Bronx County Democratic Committee gathered at their Eastchester Road headquarters to announce their support for Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj in his campaign […]

A screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. CNBC

Profile America: NY Stock Exchange Is 225 Years Old

Thursday, May 18 — The New York Stock Exchange, by signaling business prospects through share prices, has long been a bellwether of the nation’s economic health. The exchange started this month in 1792, as some two dozen merchants and brokers established […]

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 2

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 2

Council Candidates 2017 Fundraising (March 12-May 11) Midnight Monday was the filing deadline for candidates running for citywide and City Council offices. The two-month disclosure period being reported began on March 12 and ended May 11. Some candidates began filing their […]

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 1

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 1

Council Candidates 2017 Fundraising (March 12-May 11) Midnight Monday was the filing deadline for candidates running for citywide and City Council offices. The two-month disclosure period being reported began on March 12 and ended May 11. Some candidates began filing their […]

First Week of May Proves Deadly on Bronx Roads

First Week of May Proves Deadly on Bronx Roads

First Week of May Proves Deadly on Bronx Roads by David Greene Four people were killed in separate crashes after the latest string of carnage on Bronx roadways– the youngest victim was just 3 years-old. In the first incident cops […]

by · May 15, 2017 · Local News, News
Grammy Award Winning Producer, Swizz Beatz, and Comedian and former alum, Monroe Martin, join 8 former foster youth in asking the nation to, 'Please #FosterMyEducation.'

Swizz Beatz And Comedian Monroe Martin Support National Foster Care Awareness Month With Spoken Word PSA

PSA Features Nine Former Foster Youth Who Join Children’s Rights and FosterClub in Asking the Nation, ‘Please #FOSTERMYEDUCATION’ NEW YORK, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — May is a month marked by students celebrating academic feats and achievements. However, May is […]

Sabra expands Plants with a Purpose, a community engagement initiative dedicated to helping alleviate the impact of food deserts in the United States. (PRNewsfoto/Sabra Dipping Company, LLC)

Sabra Partners With NYBG TO Alleviate Food Deserts Via ‘Wellness Wednesdays’

Sabra CEO Shali Shalit-Shoval today announced the expansion of Sabra’s Plants with a Purpose, a community engagement initiative dedicated to helping alleviate the impact of food deserts in the United States. Sabra will partner with The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) to bring Wellness […]

Bronx Week Begins, May 11-21

Bronx Week Begins, May 11-21

Bronx Week is a 10-day borough-wide celebration of The Best of The Bronx. Nearly 50 events produced by the Office of the Bronx Borough President, the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, The Bronx Tourism Council, the Business Initiatives Corporation of […]

The Netflix crew spent 3 days shooting along Williamsbridge Road in Morris Park.--Photo by David Greene

Netflix Series “Violet” Films in Morris Park [Gallery]

NETFLIX SHOOTS IN MORRIS PARK by David Greene A large film crew from Netflix spent several days filming at the popular Williamsbridge Tavern, located at 1556 Williamsbridge Road in the Morris Park section. The crew was filming the new series […]

by · May 9, 2017 · Local News, News